Samsung Heir Named as Bribery Suspect in Influence-Peddling Investigation


SEOUL—The third-generation heir of South Korea’s Samsung conglomerate will be questioned in relation to suspected bribery, prosecutors said, drawing the country’s biggest and most powerful business group deeper into an unfolding political scandal that has led to the impeachment of the president. Lee Jae-yong, the 48-year-old heir-apparent to the Samsung empire, will be summoned for questioning on Thursday morning by special...


Source:   Wall Street Journal
January 11, 2017 06:23 UTC






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